Topic outline

  • Week 6: Politicians, Celebrities, Influencers - The Modern Woman and Fashion Trends (2000-2022)

    31 May 2023

    Guiding questions: Why is fashion and style important in today’ssociety? How does fashion help and/or hinder modern politicians?How is fashion and dress connected to politics and power? What historical influences are still evident in today’s fashion and dress?

    Primary reading(s): 

    (PDF) Sarah Baker, “Jacinda Arden, New Zealand Premier: Fashion and Performing Gender”, in Fashion, Women, and Power: The Politics of Dress, edited by Denise Rall (Intellect Books, 2022), pp. 45-58.

    Kandidaattikeskus (Otakaari 1) U401